Body of Knowledge
The Safety and Reliability Society aims to provide an evolving Body of Knowledge for professionals. This page provides a sample of our wider industry-organised Body of Knowledge in our Members Area. Please inquire about membership to access the Members Area.
Please follow the links below:
List of other sites containing Safety and Reliability reference material – this links to a mind map of various relevant resources.
Concept of Dependability
The society is active in the development of standards – see Standards for Safety and Reliability page.
ALARP – explanation (HSE Website) See Annex 3
Further guidance is given and in a suite of three guidance documents:
HSE risk education network – As part of SaRS’ charitable aims is to educate, members are encouraged to explore the risk education network to find and share useful teaching resources, sources of information and also post an offer to give guest lectures specifying the topics and locations they are willing to travel to. To join the network, please click here.
Site dedicated to railway risk and in particular the risk resources provided by RSSB.
‘Taking safe decisions‘– how Britain’s railways take decisions that affect safety
Describes the principles applied to UK railway industry decisions which impact upon safety. Contains framework and worked examples.
Office of Rail Regulation Risk Management Guidance
Provides high-level guidance and general principles on the application of so far as is reasonably practicable (SFAIRP) and cost benefit analysis (CBA) to railway safety.
Operators Guide to Human Factors in Aviation
The Flight Safety Foundation Operators Guide to Human Factors in Aviation (OGHFA) is now hosted on SKYbrary and contains over 100 articles and visual aids…
Read the Guide: http://www.skybrary.aero/index.php/Portal:OGHFA
For more information visit the aviation safety knowledge base SKYbrary: http://www.skybrary.aero or visit https://hfskyway.faa.gov/hfskyway/index.aspx?AspxAutoDetectCookieSupport=1
Oil and Gas
Prevention of fire and explosion, and emergency response on offshore installations ACoPs
This Code of Practice and guidance is a publication which sets out what you have to do to comply with Offshore Installations (Prevention of Fire and Explosion, and Emergency Response) Regulations 1995 and is has been approved and issued by the Health and Safety Executive.
Read the guidance here.